Bad Santa - The Evil Side of Christmas - Deborah Hyde

Bad Santa - The Evil Side of Christmas - Deborah Hyde

Krampus, a demon-like creature from Alpine folklore, punishes naughty children at Christmas - in contrast with Jolly St Nicholas who brings presents. Krampusnacht, usually celebrated on December 5th, involves dressing up as the Krampus and roaming the streets frightening children with chains and bells. The Krampus phenomenon has been re-kindled; growing in popularity in the US and increasingly appearing in the UK.

We'll look at where Christmas really comes from. See if you get candies.... or ...

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11 attendees (18 invited)

Venue

Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub
Star & Garter Pub, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich